Category Archives: News

COMMUNITY CORNER TO TALK 4TH OF JULY EVENTS

Upcoming Independence Day celebrations in Washington County will be the topic of discussion for this week’s KWHI Community Corner. Joel Romo of the Chappell Hill Historical Society will be in…

JOBLESS RATE IN WASHINGTON CO. DROPS TO 20-YEAR LOW

The unemployment rate in Washington County has fallen to its lowest in almost 20 years. According to data from the Texas Workforce Commission, the county had a 2.7 percent jobless…

ARRESTS MADE IN MADISON COUNTY DRUG OPERATION

A multi-agency operation over the weekend resulted in the arrests of four people on drug charges in Madison County. The DEA, DPS, along with sheriff’s deputies from Madison and Walker…

COMMISSIONERS TO PRESENT AWARD TO WASHINGTON CO. HISTORICAL COMMISSION

The Washington County Historical Commission will be recognized tomorrow (Tuesday) in commissioners court. The commission will receive the 2018 Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award.  The award represents the local…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO RESUME BUDGET DISCUSSION TUESDAY

The Brenham School Board will continue budget discussion at a special meeting tomorrow (Tuesday). Brenham ISD, like other school districts across the state, is awaiting the exact impact of the…

COMMUNITY MOURNS DEATH OF DR. WILFRED DIETRICH

A longtime educator and prominent community service figure in Washington County has died. Dr. Wilfred Dietrich died Saturday morning.  He was 95 years old. An English professor at Blinn College…

BRENHAM ISD JOB FAIR MONDAY

The Brenham ISD Job Fair is set for Monday afternoon. The district will be hosting a support staff job fair for anyone interested in a career serving students. The job…

MEYERSVILLE VFD CHICKEN SPAGHETTI DRIVE-THRU SUNDAY

The Meyersville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its annual Chicken Spaghetti Drive-Thru in Brenham this Sunday. The fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food can be…

GIDDINGS CHAMBER TO HOST SENIOR EXPO, TUESDAY

The fifth annual Senior Expo is set for Tuesday at the American Legion Hall in Giddings. The event, sponsored by the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce will focus on senior…

WORK ON BLINN BLVD. TO BEGIN MONDAY

Reconstruction work on Blinn Boulevard is set to begin Monday. The city of Brenham Street Department will begin reconstruction from Main to Prairie Lea streets.  The project is expected to…